The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 23 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 74 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.06% 2.56% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.23% 3.40% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 17 20
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£359 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -32.45%
Business Analysis
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
899 823 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 73.57% 75.16% 69.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 432 357
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £44.97 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Buckinghamshire region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Buckinghamshire region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +38 61 £369 +1.65% 5
Amersham - 1 - -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 4
Marlow - - - -
Princes Risborough - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Business Analysis
South East

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 75 (57.69%) Finance
2 31 (23.85%) Project Management
3 26 (20.00%) Banking
4 22 (16.92%) Scrum
5 18 (13.85%) Retail
6 17 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (13.08%) Oracle
6 17 (13.08%) Web Development
7 16 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (10.77%) BDD
9 13 (10.00%) OO
9 13 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (9.23%) Systems Analysis
10 12 (9.23%) Automotive
11 11 (8.46%) Migration
12 10 (7.69%) Internet
12 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2
12 10 (7.69%) Spanish Language
13 9 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (6.92%) J2EE
14 8 (6.15%) Java
14 8 (6.15%) SAP
14 8 (6.15%) E-Commerce
14 8 (6.15%) ISEB
14 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
14 8 (6.15%) Validation
14 8 (6.15%) Telecoms
14 8 (6.15%) Problem Management
14 8 (6.15%) Degree

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.08%) CMS
2 2 (1.54%) SAS
2 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.77%) IIS
3 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (4.62%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.08%) Staffware
2 4 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (2.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.85%) DB2
2 5 (3.85%) PowerCenter
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.77%) MS Access
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.77%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.77%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Toad
General
1 75 (57.69%) Finance
2 26 (20.00%) Banking
3 18 (13.85%) Retail
4 12 (9.23%) Automotive
5 10 (7.69%) Spanish Language
6 8 (6.15%) Telecoms
7 6 (4.62%) Retail Banking
7 6 (4.62%) Marketing
8 4 (3.08%) Electronics
8 4 (3.08%) Manufacturing
9 3 (2.31%) Back Office
10 2 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (78.46%) Analyst
2 90 (69.23%) Business Analyst
3 14 (10.77%) Agile Business Analyst
4 13 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
6 9 (6.92%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Lead Business Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Consultant
10 3 (2.31%) Project Analyst
10 3 (2.31%) SAP Business Analyst
10 3 (2.31%) Business Manager
10 3 (2.31%) Process Manager
11 2 (1.54%) Business Analysis Manager
11 2 (1.54%) Developer
11 2 (1.54%) Quality Manager
11 2 (1.54%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.92%) J2EE
2 4 (3.08%) HTML
3 3 (2.31%) .NET
4 2 (1.54%) Java EE
4 2 (1.54%) Web Services
5 1 (0.77%) XML
5 1 (0.77%) JSP
5 1 (0.77%) Struts
5 1 (0.77%) Middleware
5 1 (0.77%) Spring
5 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.85%) Credit Risk
2 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.08%) DTV
3 3 (2.31%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.31%) Statistics
3 3 (2.31%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (2.31%) Social Media
4 2 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.54%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.54%) EPoS
5 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.77%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.85%) Project Management
2 22 (16.92%) Scrum
3 17 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (13.08%) Web Development
4 16 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.77%) BDD
6 13 (10.00%) OO
6 13 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.23%) Systems Analysis
8 11 (8.46%) Migration
9 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (6.15%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.15%) Validation
11 8 (6.15%) Problem Management
11 8 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (6.15%) User Stories
12 7 (5.38%) Integration Testing
12 7 (5.38%) Use Case
12 7 (5.38%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.15%) Java
2 4 (3.08%) SQL
3 2 (1.54%) C#
4 1 (0.77%) C
4 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.15%) ISEB
1 8 (6.15%) Degree
2 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (1.54%) APMP
4 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.77%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (13.08%) Oracle
2 8 (6.15%) SAP
2 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.85%) IBM
4 3 (2.31%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.54%) Remedy
6 1 (0.77%) Sybase
6 1 (0.77%) Lotus
6 1 (0.77%) HP
6 1 (0.77%) Informatica
6 1 (0.77%) Cramer
6 1 (0.77%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.77%) Tableau